In scenic surroundings one hour from Oslo you find Hadeland Glassworks, a tourist attraction and shopping destination founded on history, art, culture and handicraft traditions.
The glassworks were founded in 1762 and is the oldest industrial company in Norway with continuous operation.
The glass museum is the largest in Scandinavia, and displays Hadeland creations from the last 250 years.
In the Glass Hut children and adults can make their own honey pot or drinking glass to take home. You can decorate your glass with sandblasting machine, and in summer you can fill your honey pot in the honey house. Children can also try candle colouring.
Hadeland has nine shops with high-quality glass, porcelain, textiles, cutlery, decor and gifts. In the factory outlet you can buy glass and porcelain at factory prices.
Children can play on two outdoor playgrounds, and in summer there is a petting zoo and horseback riding.
The Randsfjorden lake next to the glassworks has a family-friendly beach.
If you get hungry you can choose between a café with Norwegian cuisine, a bakery and a waffle shop.
Season: All year
Duration: Minimum 1,5 hours recommended
Price: Entrance in the Glass Museum and the Factory without guide. NOK 0,-
Guided tour in the Factory NOK 100,- pr.person
Guide/ tour escort free of charge
Glassverket’s todays two-course lunch NOK 219, - pr.person
- activities for children
- horse and carriage
- sights worth seeing
Food and drinks
- local dishes
- conference facilities
- course facilities
- food and beverage service
- Bus and group events
Museums, Galleries and crafts
- arts and crafts
- exhibition programme
- guided tour by appointment
- guided tour during opening hours
- permanent exhibitions
- arts and crafts
- company tours
- theme tours